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Title [Moving of Brighton Beach Hotel.]
Collection Early Brooklyn and Long Island photograph collection
Photographer Nelson, Walter H.
Image ID V1972.1.554
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Date 1888/04/03
Description The moving of the Brighton Beach Hotel, on Coney Island. The train tracks visible under the structure were used to transport the building further away from the shore.

Moving of Brighton Beach Hotel, Apl. 3d 1888. Photo by Walter H. Nelson [recto]
Place Names Brighton Beach (New York, N.Y.)
Brighton Beach Hotel
Atlantic Ocean
Brooklyn (New York, N.Y.)
Subject Headings Construction
Dogs
Crowds
Structural support systems
Rail transportation
Railroad cars
Beaches
Collection Finding Aid Early Brooklyn and Long Island photograph collection (ARC.201)
Copyright Unrestricted.